Carp fishing at Evesbatch old lake, Herefordshire
Evesbatch Old Lake is ideally situated in a quiet corner of the Herefordshire / Worcestershire border near Bishops Frome. Perfect for the carp angler that loves to be at one with nature and the true beauty of the countryside, there's also a great deal of privacy. The wildlife's amazing and the night sky's crystal clear. Expect to see snakes, kingfishers, bats, water voles, badgers, deer, newts, frogs, etc! The fishing is famous at Evesbatch due to the quality of the water and the strength and impeccable condition of the carp. All lakes at Evesbatch are spring fed from Fromes Hill and the surrounding areas. This website is for Evesbatch old lake.
Evesbatch old lake provides day and night fishing; from a simple day fishing session to a week long residence. Please contact us before using the permit shop. The carp range in size from 1 to 25lb and there are some lovely roach, rudd, golden rudd, tench, perch and eels for the non-dedicated carp angler. The lake is 2 acres in size and in excess of twelve foot deep in places.You could even just come here to camp without fishing!
There are ten very generously spaced out pegs and parking space for up to eight cars. Vehicular access is possible on the near bank from pegs 1 to 7. A maximum of only four cars can park on that bank, dry weather only. No vans. Bring a pair of wellies if it's been raining heavily, and of course, don't park on the near bank if it's saturated with water... you're going to get stuck...It won't affect the fishing!
The carp fishing at Evesbatch old lake is very consistent throughout the year although a slight lull is to be experienced around April or early May due to spawning. Like all other fishing venues in Herefordshire, the best times of year to go fishing are June to November. At Evesbatch old lake, the largest carp are caught on the surface with freelined bread during the summer months. Day fishing permits at Evesbatch start from only £5 per person; a truly affordable venue with a large and dedicated following. Roach and rudd can be easily caught all year round so if you're not a dedicated carp angler, you'll feel at home.
Evesbatch old lake is a safe fishing venue for disabled anglers due to very easy access to the dam wall. If you have any questions about fishing here, please use the contact form to send us an email and we'll get back to you asap. Alternatively, you could leave a voice message at 07936 990 398 and we'll get back to you asap
Evesbatch old lake peg placement: